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Hot Hits

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

Signature Theatre
Mar. 26 – Apr. 7
Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative work, a brutal and elegant exploration of the unifying virtue of art and what things are most worth saving when the world is collapsing.

Eliot Chang

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Mar 29
Now is your chance to experience Chang’s comedy live at AMP!

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Strathmore
Wed. Apr 24
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

Black Violin

Strathmore
Apr. 9 – 10
Classically trained violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus are back with their distinctive multi-genre sound that is perfectly described as “classical boom.”

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra: Cosmic Depth

Strathmore
Sun. Mar 31
From Maryland’s capital to the Music Center, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (ASO) shares memorable symphonic music in this afternoon program.

Grand Hotel, The Musical

Signature Theatre
Apr. 2 – May. 19
At the bustling Grand Hotel a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist, and an ailing bookkeeper collide in a non-stop musical toast to the high life.

Tinsley Ellis & Coco Montoya

AMP by Strathmore
Tue. Mar 26
Two of blues’ finest players share AMP’s stage.

Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton with members of the National Philharmonic

Strathmore
Sat. Apr 6
Fischer and her band return to Strathmore, this time for a fully orchestrated performance.

Antonio Sánchez

AMP by Strathmore
Thu. Apr 4
Drummer and composer Antonio Sánchez is riding the crest of a musical wave that began with his Golden Globe and BAFTA-nominated score for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Lewis Black

Strathmore
Sun. Apr 14
Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin.

Amanda Palmer

National Theatre
Fri. Apr 5
Amanda Palmer (co-founder of the Dresden Dolls) comes to D.C. for a concert in support of her first solo album in more than six years

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert

Strathmore
Thu. Apr 18
The animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville & Charest are back; with Le Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, he recreates live the original score as the film itself is beamed onto the big screen.

Spotlights

National Symphony Orchestra: Debussy's La mer

The Kennedy Center
Apr. 11 – 13

Chucho Valdés

Sixth & I
Sat. Apr 6

Evgeny Kissin, piano

Strathmore
Tue. May 21

Tastes of the Mediterranean

Folger Theatre
Mar. 29 – 31

Direct Current: Du Yun with OK Miss

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Apr 5

Dénes Várjon

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Apr 13

Love's Labor's Lost

Folger Theatre
Apr. 30 – Jun. 9

Washington National Opera: Faust

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 27 – 30

Washington National Opera: Eugene Onegin

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Mar 29
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